anniversary Archive

Bing Turns Five, Microsoft Celebrates With A Wallpaper Gallery

Happy birthday, Bing! Microsoft’s search service is now five years old, and the search engine has evolved from a standalone web platform to being at the core of several key products including Cortana, the digital voice assistant.

Week In Review (Mar 31 – Apr 4)

So then, the big week has come and gone. Microsoft had a lot to live up to at BUILD 2014, and it did. From our first looks at Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana, to the news that

Microsoft Celebrates Its 39th Anniversary Today

April 4, 1975 was the big day when Bill Gates and Paul Allen officially founded what was to become the Redmond software empire. Today, Microsoft celebrates its 39th anniversary. Microsoft already has history page up on its

Microsoft Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Skype With Free WiFi For Users

Ten year anniversaries are always special. And Microsoft wants to make the tenth birthday of Skype even more special by giving away free goodies to every Skype user. Free goodies in this case being 30 minutes of

Microsoft Celebrates One Year Of The Outlook.com Email Service

Time for another celebration! Microsoft announced Outlook.com exactly one year back. The web-based email service launched as a public preview, before officially launching in February 2013. Since then there has been no looking back — none at

Microsoft’s Open Tech Celebrates Its First Anniversary

Open Tech is one of the most inspiring new divisions at Microsoft. Exactly one year ago the software titan decided to launch a new subsidiary to handle open standards and open source projects. And it just turned